Sep 20, 2010 6:00pm EDT
was hit with more charges in michigan. he's suspected of a series of stabbings in virginia, ohio and michigan. today prosecutors in flaunt have charged him with murder and assaults. these new charges are in addition to the attempted murder charges he's also facing in michigan. >> we have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that this occurred and the defendant is the person responsible. we'll get there. we're being careful, methodical. i have a tremendous team of law enforcement working with us and i'm confident we'll be able to be successful. >> abuelazam pled not guilty today. >>> we have the condition of a doctor shot at hopkins last week. orthopedic surgeon david cohen is in good condition and continues to improve. he was shot by the son of an elderly patient being treated at the hospital last thursday. police say the gunman, 50-year- old paul warren pardus became distraught after being told about his mother's condition and he shot and killed his mother and then himself. >>> the only woman on virginia death row, the only way theresa lewis will survive is a reprieve from the dis
Sep 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, thank you. >> this one in virginia. and they were saying there was no sign of the accelerant here. they are just not sure what caused a fire to kill anita brikman mother and two of her children. they are still on the story and peggy, we know that three other children survived. what do we know about them and how they are doing tonight? >> reporter: well, the twod older children, an 8-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy, they are both fine tonight. and in fact, they could have been released from children's hospital. and the father, they did not want to leave, so they will all be released tomorrow. now, take a look. this is the burning house that the three children escape from. the older two jumped out of the two-story window. and their mom, she was able to drop the baby into the arms of a friend. she saved those three kids lives, but she could not save herself or her 5-year-old. the family is trying to keep up the spirits by focusing on the three children that survived. and there is no smoke in their lungs. they are healthy, they were up day-to-day. the baby is doing great right now.
Sep 15, 2010 6:00pm EDT
't pay your vehicle tax and lose your license plate. that's one new rule in a virginia county. we'll tell you where after the break. >>> another great day, temperatures above average. we'll take you out with the almanac. you can access this on our website at wusa9.com. go to the weather tab and follow the drop-down menu to weather data. 86 and 62 goes in the books. averages are 80 and 62. record high of 97. record low of 43. we'll come back and talk about the weekend and some unusual stats about hurricanes, including hurricane igor next. >>> let's check in with patranya on the evening rush hour. >> 10 after 6:00 and our realtime maps here. top half of the beltway heavy from prince george's county down to i-66. a 30 minute commute from landover to kenilworth due to a disabled vehicle on the route. moving to our live camera on 495, on the west side of the beltway, jammed up, crawl from 66 all the way to the 270 spur. and finally we're going to wrap it up in d.c. a pretty shot over the key bridge and plenty of sunshine. no accidents or incidents throughout the metro area. lesli, back to you.
Sep 14, 2010 6:00pm EDT
a fairfax virginia man have pleaded not guilty. the suspect are george huggins and his fiance housley. the victim was shot to death last july during a robbery in downtown oakland, california and he was visiting that area for a job interview at google. >>> congressional investigators say an iowa egg farm at the center of a salmonella outbreak received hundreds of positive results for salmonella before its eggs sickened more than 1500 people. a house committee says its investigators obtained records showing that wright county egg received 426 positive results for salmonella between 2008 and this year. the company recalled 380 million eggs last month after its eggs were linked to hundreds of illnesses. the owner of wright county egg is scheduled to testify before congress next week. >>> see it coupon here? it's little. it's really little but it cost manufacturers big bucks just to give you a break at the checkout. tonight we learn that the former chief financial officer for the nation's largest coupon processor pleaded guilty to being involved in a scheme with others that cost manufactur
Sep 16, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to look into security after the virginia tech shooting. >> 80 doors, 80,000 visitors a week, it's difficult to secure any enterprise with all of those doorways. >> reporter: there are no magnetometers at this hospital or at most nationwide. after the gunfire, johns hopkins alerted employees via text messages telling them what happened and what they should do. that was followed by a round of e-mails to hospital workers. another security note, all hospital staff members have i.d. badges and all 80,000 visitors are given wristbands. reporting live from baltimore, andrea mccarran, 9 news now. >> andrea, thank you. and stay with 9 news now for the latest on the hospital shooting investigation. >>> now to another story that is also rooted in baltimore. paul brian palmer has been captured. we brought this story to you first last week. palmer apparently got away from baltimore police. they thought he might have gone to montgomery county. he and his pregnant girlfriend were captured this week in washington state. palmer was charged with attempted murder for a stabbing back in august but